Are you looking for a tasty dinner treat for your honey on Valentine’s Day? This DIY spaghetti carbonara recipe will bring happiness to those you love. How can you go wrong with bacon and pasta? You can’t. Thanks to Tyler Florence and Food Network for the fabulous dinner idea for my Valentines.
1 pound dry spaghetti
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
4 ounces pancetta or slab bacon, cubed or sliced into small strips
4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 large eggs
1 cup freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano, plus more for serving
Freshly ground black pepper
1 handful fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
Watch how to make this recipe.
Prepare the sauce while the pasta is cooking to ensure that the spaghetti will be hot and ready when the sauce is finished; it is very important that the pasta is hot when adding the egg mixture, so that the heat of the pasta cooks the raw eggs in the sauce.